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NC Air Guard C-130s deploy to fight Colorado fires

Lt. Col. Brian Ratchford, MAFFS mission commander for the 145th Airlift Wing, speaks to several reporters before departing for Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to support fire fighting throughout the Rocky Mountain area using the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System.



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This work, NC Air Guard C-130s deploy to fight Colorado fires [Image 1 of 13], by TSgt Brian Christiansen, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.30.2012

Date Posted:06.30.2012 09:59

Photo ID:615877

VIRIN:120630-F-AY498-014

Resolution:3872x2592

Size:5.01 MB

Location:CHARLOTTE, NC, USGlobe

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NC Air National Guard's Charlotte-based 145th Wing deploying to fight Colorado fires

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